Association of lifestyle factors with physical activity levels in pregnancy

A study was carried out in Cork to investigate the link between age, diet, lifestyle factors and physical activity level in early pregnancy.

27/06/2019   by Niall Grieve  

Confusing health and nutrition claims in food marketing to children

Researchers at University of Glasgow investigated how nutritious children’s products with health and nutrition claims are. The research was carried across a variety of UK food retailers with 332 products.

10/04/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) Report for Northern Ireland

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Northern Ireland have published the results of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) assessing diet, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population.

09/04/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Planetary health diet

The EAT Lancet commission released findings from a study which proposes a “planetary health diet”, i.e. a diet best for human health and the planet.

17/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Families spending more on treat foods than on fruits and vegetables

Research from safefood has found that families in Northern Ireland are spending more on treat foods than on fruit and vegetables.

24/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

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